Daniel Haqiqatjou (pronounced: Ha-qee-qat-joo) was born in Houston, Texas. He attended Harvard University where he studied Physics and Philosophy. He completed a Masters degree in Philosophy at Tufts University. Haqiqatjou writes and lectures on contemporary issues surrounding Muslims and modernity. He has spoken at universities and mosques around the world and his work has been featured in outlets such as The Washington Post, The Atlantic, CNN, and Aljazeera.
"Many prominent Muslim figures did not hesitate to take selfies with him and to put him on their panels and on the advisory boards of their organisations," writes Daniel Haqiqatjou. "And this silence is the thanks he gets?"